Daily Reflection

Today's Reflection: May 19

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What we would like to do is change the world — make it a little simpler for people to feed, clothe, and shelter themselves as God intended for them to do.

Dorothy Day

Catholic Worker, June 1946

May 18
Dear God, Deliver me to my passion. Deliver me to my brilliance. Deliver me to my intelligence. Deliver me to my depth. Deliver me to my nobility. Deliver me to my ...
May 17
Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose. Helen Keller
May 16
"Mend the parts of the world that are within your reach." Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Ph.D.
May 15
  "As a physical therapist, I often encountered people who were completely discouraged.  It was such a privilege to journey with them, assisting them to recover ...
May 14
When I walk through thy woods, may my right foot and my left foot be harmless to the little creatures that move in its grasses:   as it is said ...
May 13
"A society of genuine solidarity can be built only if...we consider it an honor to be able to devote our care and attention to the ...
May 12
In dwelling, live close to the earth. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control. In work, do what ...
May 11
The Charism of Bon Secours is to bring God's healing, compassion and liberation to people in need.  Special attention is given to those who are ...
May 10
There is a wholeness to our lives that can only be found by embracing the untamed darkness, the discontinuity and brokenness of the sudden surprises ...
May 9
Above all, trust in the slow work of God. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
May 8
Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it. Mark Twain
May 7
  If only I may grow: firmer, simpler, quieter, warmer. Dag Hammarskjold, Second Secretary General of the United Nations
May 6
  Our listening creates a sanctuary for the homeless parts within another person. Rachel Naomi Remen
May 5
A hundred times a day I remind myself that my inner and outer life depend on the labors of other people, living and dead, and ...
May 4
"Above all, be simple.  Look at your aunt, sister St. Alphonse (the religious who had nursed King Louis Philippe):  she has gone a long way ...